After many months of student protests against a 75% hike in tuition, older Quebecois joined the students in the streets. Student strikers rejected a deal offered by the Quebec National Assembly. Then the Assembly passed the emergency Law 78 restricting demonstrations. The student resistance, CLASSE, declared it would disobey. Next day, hundreds of thousands filled the streets. The Liberal Party created Law 78 in special session May 18: thousands in fines for protesters; suspends winter semester... Topics: Tuition, student debt, Quebec, protest, Law 78, freedom of assembly, Jean Charest
Scenes of Montreal streets filled with striking students are reminiscent of the 2012 campaign against tuition hikes. This time, students are protesting a harsh province-wide austerity program. Ethan Cox is one of the editors of the online media outlet Ricochet. He speaks with Redeye host Sean Mullen. Check out our website for more information about Redeye. Find us on Facebook and like our page for regular updates. Topics: Quebec, students, strike, austerity, economy, tuition, education
Professor Matthew England, Climate Change Research Centre, Sydney - on Australia's terrible floods. Our unstable future. How much comes from the over-heated ocean measured around Australia? Should we expect more such extreme precipitation events? When will Australians be willing to give up coal exports to save their own climate? From Radio Ecoshock show 110121 13 minutes in Hi-Fi or Lo-Fi Topics: radio, environment, green, Greens, ecology, environmentalism, climate, climate change, global...
Interview with Meterologist Jeff Masters, from The Weather Underground (#56 most popular site on the Net). We discuss the super floods in Queensland, Australia - and the new global trend toward extreme precipitation events. Including the heavy snowfall in New England (a record in New York!). Why is this happening? From Radio Ecoshock 110107 25 minutes in Hi-Fi or Lo-Fi Topics: radio, environment, green, Greens, ecology, environmentalism, climate, climate change, global...
Internet Multicasting Service Radio France International Series: Parler Au QuotidienProgram: QUELCONQUEUn adjectif à l’apparence banale, mais aux sens et aux emplois subtilsLearn French in your spare time with the popular program from Radio France International, PARLER AU QUOTIDIEN. Each lesson is typically between 2 and 2.5 megabytes. Rebroadcast of Monitor Radio is made possible by the Internet Multicasting Service and our sponsors. Topics: Internet Talk Radio, Radio France
A couple explores a mesa despite having been warned of a danger there. Their guide refuses to go. The couple presses on, ignoring warnings, and soon discover why they shouldn't have. Topics: Quiet Please, Horror, OTR
Quiet, Please! was a radio fantasy and horror program created by Wyllis Cooper, also known for creating Lights Out. Ernest Chappell was the show's announcer and lead actor. Quiet, Please! debuted June 8, 1947 on the Mutual Broadcasting System, and its last episode was broadcast June 25, 1949, on the ABC. A total of 106 shows were broadcast, with only a very few of them repeats. Earning relatively little notice during its initial run, Quiet, Please! has since been praised as one of the finest... Topics: OTR, otr, quiet please Source: otree